Taxon  Report   2727 
Dichondra occidentalis  House
Western dichondra,  Western ponysfoot
Dichondra occidentalis
© 2017 Keir Morse
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Dichondra occidentalis
© 2006 Michael Charters
Dichondra occidentalis
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Dichondra occidentalis, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, Baja California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Dichondra occidentalis
© 2013 Clint Scheuerman
Genus: Dichondra
Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub
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Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 21, 2018).

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